24 septembre 2016

Kunsthaus Zürich presents 'Images of Architecture'

Bernardo Bellotto, The Ruins of the Kreuzkirche in Dresden, 1765. Oil on canvas, 84.5 x 107.3 cm, Kunsthaus Zürich, The Betty and David Koetser Foundation. ZURICH.- From 23 September to 11 December 2016 the Kunsthaus Zürich presents an exhibition on architecture as a subject for art. It comprises more than 20 works – from small ‘vedute’ to magnificent paintings, photographs and sculptures by Max Ernst, Bernardo Bellotto, Francesco Guardi, Vincent van Gogh, Nicolas de Staël, Thomas Struth and many... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2014

René Boivin, Paris, 1935-36. Platinum and diamond ring

René Boivin, Paris, 1935-36. Platinum and diamond ring. Photo courtesy Hancocks. Art Deco ring designed as a rectangular panel of pavé-set diamonds with scroll terminals between split platinum shoulders René Boivin, Paris 1935-36.Evidence of wear commensurate with age and use, rubbed maker's marks and evidence of re-sizing, otherwise very good. Literature and Exhibitions: Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Francoise Cailles and the René Boivin archives For more information on the jewellery of René Boivin... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2011

Sotheby's to sell Sir Henry "Chips" Channon's spectacular mirrored dining table

The dining room at 5 Belgrave Square, Country Life, 26th Feb, 1935. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Tuesday 23rd August 2011, Sotheby’s London announced that it will offer Sir Henry “Chips” Channon’s 25 feet long, mirrored dining table and three sets of double doors from his celebrated rococo dining room at 5 Belgrave Square. The spectacular table (estimated at £5,000-£7,000*) and doors (£3,000-£5,000) will be offered as part of the Fine Furniture Sale on September 20th 2011. Channon, the self-proclaimed “Lord of Hosts” and his heiress... [Lire la suite]